Behind the heartwarming photo ops, USAID's projects in El Salvador are stealthily advancing the interests of the Salvadoran corporate class.
US policy in Central America under Trump appears to be shifting from bad to worse.
Lorena Peña and a generation of FMLN militants adjust to the promise and limits of state power.
Catholic activists like Maura Clarke, an American nun assassinated by a Salvadoran death squad in 1980, transformed missionary work into anti-imperialist solidarity.
As Trump's threats to immigrants grow, we should look back to the 1980s Central American sanctuary movement's victories.